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Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
currently by 1%. >> thailand will be facing early elections after the prime minister dissolves parliament or said she would do that. her decision came after the resigned enarty masse. what is the latest? morning. those protesters are continuing on their weight to the government house. nine separate protest marches and thousands of people come supporters of the democratic party, and the protest opposition leaders saying the fact that yingluck dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections, it is simply not enough. this is something we're watching closely. the protesters have called for an unelected council in favor of the democratic process. they're not happy with yingluck and her family. her brother was a former prime minister of thailand. yingluck had offered to hold a national referendum. it comes as the protest movement deepens. the violence is something both sides want to avoid. that is what we will be watching closely today as they make their way across the city. and terms of the scene on the ground, it is business as usual. traffic is moving better than it .ould on a normal wee
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
dissolves parliament and calls for new elections. protesters topple a statue of former leader lennon in ukraine. they are calling on the government to break ties with russia and norm new ones with the e.u. >> and a day of prayer for nelson mandela. president obama and two former presidents expected to attend the memorial service for the late former president. >> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. as a power struggle grips thailand the prime minister calls for fresh elections. the thousands of protesters in the capital say it's not enough. wayne hay has the latest from bangkok. >> there's no indication from the anti-government protesters that the announcement from the prime minister yingluck shinawatra, that she will dissolve parliament. the goals have changed. they said they would accept the solution and the resignation of the prime minister. that changed into the goal being the removal of the thaksin shinawatra regime - referring to the former prime minister ousted in a coup in 2006 and lives in self-impressed exile. his cysister, yingluck shinawat is the prime ministe
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
.s. ambassador to china. twice elected as utah's governor, he brought about strong economic reforms, tripled the state's rainy day fund, and helped bring unemployment rates to historic lows. in his tenure, utah was named the best state in america and the best state in which to do business. he serves as co-chair of no labels with u.s. senator joe masden. it's working to bring about solutions to attract wide support in congress and begin rebuilding the america's people's trust in the federal government. also with us today, is senator evan bayh. senator evan bayh is a former two-term governor, served also as the secretary of state of indiana and served in the u.s. senate from 1999 to 2011. as governor of indiana, he enacted welfare reform, cut taxes, and brought about fiscal disciplines to state's budgets. in the u.s. senate, he was a leading voice, advocating for fiscal restraint, on government spending. he also worked in a bipartisan manner, something missing right now, to seek consensus on several key issues, including financial services reform and health care. our plenary session will begin
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
in election year. host: the house is expected to adjourn for the year on friday and the senate shortly after. a lot of high-profile legislation still hanging in the balance. it is the list of what is likely to make it through the 113th congress. caller: i think the only thing that is likely to get through is the defense authorization act. we will see what gets included. one thing we will be watching is to see whether any legislation sanctioning iran is added to that bill. the administration is doing everything it can to prevent congress from doing that but a lot of members are still interested in adding sanctions to iran. another thing to watch for is the farm bill. if they cannot get a deal they are going to have to extend existing -- finally the senate are here for and asked her week. they will look at a lot of nominations, particularly after the filibuster changes republicans ran through a couple of weeks ago. among the big nominees are the new chairwoman of the federal reserve, jackie ellen. host: another -- a number of articles suggest this is the most unproductive congress ever. why is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am EST
, elections will take place. tell us more about the controversial constitution. >> what's new this morning to many egyptians is the fact this it seems there'll be a change to the roadmap that the military government put forward. earlier we have been hearing that first the constitution will be drafted and it will be put to a referendum. if approved there'll be parliamenty elections and presidential elections. in the draft resolution, it seems it's not clear. it's left to the president to decide if presidential elections will be held before parliamentary elections or at the same time. many see there's some room left for general abdul fatah al-sisi to run for the presidency and win it before the parliamentary elections to strengthen his hold on power. he is the person running the country, and they oppose that. >> any idea how this is likely to play out on the streets. on sunday there was more access in tahir square. >> well, the government and the military are trying very hard to rally many people as possible to store the referendum. they want to put it to vote in january. today some of the n
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. this is not so bad. >> we are also waiting for official results from india's state elections. the opposition has be seen at the big winner. beginnal state will counting today. paul's point to the national vote which must be held by may. let's have a look at the prospects of the trading week over there and what happened on friday as well. it was higher by about 0.3%. we could be building on that. a group of investors is said to be considering a bid for the qantas fleet. that would offer the struggling carrier a cash lifeline. let's find out more. is this proposal exactly? i am assuming it is going to be -- >> exactly. these are fairly common transactions in the airline industry. qantas already has a fair amount of its fleet sold, about 2.9 billion according to its latest reports. there is another 7.2 billion there. wooleyoup led by greg has been involved with qantas for a while. been in globally aviation asset management. he was involved with some of the group who was launching the 2007 takeover of qantas. .e has proposed to come forward that would offer qantas a good bit of cash upfront which is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
's ruling congress party has suffered a bruising defeat in key state elections. it's lost three of four states after last week's vote. now it seems to be an even bigger battle for the congress party to cling to power in may national elections. >> reporter: opposition supporters celebrate on the streets of india. the results of state elections are in. the vote was seen as a test of the coalition government led by the congress party when prime minister singh. the congress party didn't do well. the bjp won many and retained seats. new delhi was the main prize. djp has the most seats over, but couldn't manage an overall majority. winning here sent a clear message to the whole country. the congress party has been in power in the state capital for 14 years. not anymore. the anti-corruption party won second place and will make it a hung administration. >> translator: people will win this time. i'm confident the country will improve. >> translator: congress has been in power for three consecutive terms. we can't ignore the anti-i am couple bent see factor is strong to topple the government. i i
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
for you on monday the second of december web based opposition to boycott elections extend strike if the sea. on the teapot teaching his nose up again and get the elections. yes must mention this critical huddle on the back to bed that night now for all the details the opposition parties and by the dhs said that the white cottage and the fifth elections the opposition alliance has also extended the shutdown which began on the weekend can that be. this has been in the group of violent events in the bnp and its allies began to shut down the sock today. what begun at the pinnacle of strike has not been extended one that the one color. opposition leader said on monday the bus and sustained bones of opposition activists set fire to vehicles in the nineteenth district the protest of the targeted the country's beautiful and it cost me. when financial markets on top of the city protest of this month and david lyons was dented in the team. the removal of toxic smoke free of traffic calming up to one hundred miles home. among the students told the reading from cover to the port city of taco
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
is willing to resolve parliment but she will only do it with the guarantee that is free election taking place. an elected peel o people peoplel run the country before there will be a democratically election taking place. >>> still to come on this al jazeera news hour. sudan's vice president has resigned has part of the cabinet reshuffle. we'll tell you what that might mean. >>> and we are in interyeah wherinter-- indiawhere early stn results spell bad news for the ruling congress party. >>> in sports they extend an unbeaten run in breme. there. we'len we'll havethe details in. >>> prprotestors have called foa million man march. the protest against the government is in it's third week. they want to step up the demonstrations in the coming hours. we are in kiev. it does look freezing but the determination looks rock solid. so far lots of people coming out on the square, david. you have to bear with me it's extremely noisy. i will struggle to hear what you have to say. resolution is rock solid. the protestors need to show that they have momentum and they have legs on this meash eve machine l kee
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
are on track for elections in 2014. i want to mention another thing that was going on at this iiss conference i attended in bahrain. foreign ministers from egypt, qatar, the u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel, they were talking about u.s. realignment, the realignment of the u.s. in the region. what that means for the gcc countries. as they look to shore up countries with trouble like egypt, the 15 to $20 billion they've invested, they're going to look to broaden their scope in terms of who they're going to be investing in and trying to make sure the gcc is a strong force in the region. >> we'll see what that does for investment attitudes. for now, hadley, thank you so much indeed for that. >>> we'll bring our attention to bio fuels. it could be set to rise after the eu canceled a vote. in october they called for these types of bio fuels to be restricted because of concerns it could lead to food shortages. joining us is kevin mckinney. thanks for joining us. big difference of opinion between the european council and the european commission. why? >> the three original objectives for bio fuels,
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am EST
and former prime minister thaksin shinawatra. her party won on election two years ago and holds a majority in parliament. we have teems in bangkok travelling all sides of the story. let's go over to wayne hay at government house for an update on the situation there. wayne, what is the latest. >> yes, well we are outside government house, the officer of the prime minister yingluck shinawatra. let me run through what has happened here over the last few hours. this barricaded area or what is left of it is the scope of pretty severe fighting. in the early hours of this morning, of tuesday morning, the police backed away and the protesters were allowed to come through into the area. if we swing around here and show the area. this is outside government house. outside the office of the prime minister. you can still there are protesters hanging around. they were allowed in in their thousands and they moved down this road, the front entrance to government house. the gate, the main entrance, or the main gate to government house was cut and the protesters were allowed in there, complete with a mobile
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
and the election she has been given until tuesday to step down. >>> preserving powers for the military they talk about egypt, plus. >> i'm rob reynolds in bangladesh of the appalling conditions in this country's cannerys. >> i'm with sport including. >> they were some of the best young players they have ever seen and now they celebrate their success. ♪ the prime minister told the country she will do anything to stop the violence but cannot accept the demands of protesters and she was speaking after another day of violence in bangkok where people are trying to force her out of office and unhappy when she tried to introduce an amnesty law and brother and former brother return to the country. these are live pictures from bangkok where there has been violence between police and protesters already, people are on the streets but the rallies has not gained momentum in the past few days and there is an olive branch and she says she is open to talks. >> translator: i insist on opening every avenue to find the solution and i'm open for negotiations. police officers will not use violence but it's necess
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
will go on to the general election the election commission said that you think will be held the full fat free second announcement comes off to the thai prime minister it is sold the mill house of parliament. given that tend to calm the country's deepening political crisis this states when there are many people opposed to the government from many groups. the best way is to give back the power to the thai people and holiday he lacks in to the thai people with the side. but that government could pay for needed to behave with namaste and they can feed into the pool and on the net to hold his own country. more than a hundred thousand people continued to come the government has seen the distribution and the cooling of the connection with little to none. it is to be this that there could be encouraging he said no but the people's health and a two week it was because good people to face the tough and the eunuch has dismissed the idea is unconstitutional and undemocratic a higher than fifteen k but this post i will stick it on the hopefuls have thought that i'd seen in a two in two thousand and s
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
that the prime minister has called for snap elections. french troops begin to disarm fighters in the central african republic, the country hit by an outburst of deadly sectarian violence. those are the headlines on "france 24." thanks for joining us. tense scenes on the streets of the ukraine capital. riot police have been stationed hall.e of the kiev protesters are angry over the government decision to ditch a indmark pact with europe favor of closer ties with russia. they echo -- they accuse you ninkovich -- yanukovich of bowing to russian pressure. >> the tension in kiev has risen dramatically. riot police are gathering on two sides. busessee right police about 100 meters away from the front of the town. they are also coming down the hill. they have to go through the main independence square where the demonstration is still underway. he addressed the small crowd. more people are amassing. only around 100 people are still inside, mostly men. those who said they were prepared to defend the place physically. the deadline expired after a court decision. this was expected that there might be s
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:50pm PST
of these yet. spd members accept the deal chancellor under the miracle could be re elected to a third term in mid december he rejected the grand coalition will be over before it began. italy's senate voted on wednesday to expel former prime minister silvio berlusconi following his conviction for tax fraud the decision meansravis county loses his parliamentary immunity and could face arrest in connection with other legal proceedings against him. they include with an underage prostitute and abuse of office. the vote was preceded by a heated debate between supporters and opponents doomadgee imagine that this is a historic day for italy just for them to the rule of law has been strengthened because it's clear that everyone is equal under the law to enable him as a clown a cookie sheet to the knee so i know i'm an addict. but there was tony says he isn't giving up. it was the seventy seven year old told supporters he would seek a seat in the next election. however under the terms of its conviction he's barred from holding office for the next sixty years the day. like his prime ministers like t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
elections in the last 10 year, they proof this -- pro thaksin parties. from what we have heard from anti-government protesters, that is not likely. >> thank you for that: >> from thai protests to egypt, and a man who is a thorn in the side of egyptian president for decades died. his work is a symbol of resistance. he's known as the people's poet. he's died after a long battle with illness. he is known as a man with a sharp tongue and sarcasm. >> at 84 the passionate lover of egypt died in his humble house in a run-down neighbourhood. a mixed crowd of young and old walked him to his final resting place. >> this 24-year-old never met him. he said it's a personal loss. he taught me how to revolt and politics. for those here, there's no compensation for this lose. >> he was a rebel, and pop culture icon. freedom and justice for all and people's right to a good life, especially the poor. >> he targeted tyre ants and dictators, with sharp, noncompromising poems turned into popular songs by another musician. his blunt crittism of the president landed him in prison. 18 years spent in different g
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am EST
to the killings. francis hollande says the idea is to head as fast as possible towards elections. >> the french president is speaking at a summit in parris. jacky rowland was there. >> at the end of a 2-day summit the french took the opportunity of having so many afghan leaders under one roof to stay on for a short while and talk about the central african republic. it was decided to increase troops to 2,600. and to get rebels into their barracks, into their bases. in the longer term there are interreligious tensions on the country in order to hold a donor's conference. part of the reinforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. francis hollande now has 16 undertroops. france will always be engaged in mali. 3,000 troops there, and 1600 in the central african republic. it wants to turn over african policing to african police-keeping forces. d in the two countries forbe some time to come. >> china irritated some nations and the u.s. south korea responded by making their own zone. a large part of it overlambs the japan zone and south korea has an air defense zone. its boundary is being
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am EST
with my wife in westminster hall when he addressed both houses of our parliament as the democratically-elected president of all south africans. and i know i speak on behalf of the people in my constituency, holborn and st. pancras because they have a very special relationship with the anti-apartheid movement. the movement was founded at a meeting of about 60 people in the holborn halls in the summer of 959. 1959. its first leaflets were distributed a fortnight later outside camden town tube station. and its headquarters were always located in our area. it always had our support. so local people were particularly delighted when mr. mandela came to camden town in july 2003 to unveil a blue plaque this memory of ruth first who was murdered by the south african secret police and joe slovo who was a member of president mandela's first cabinet, and i'm delighted to see here observing us today his daughter, gillian. over many years committed people be in britain campaigned against apartheid, against the trials of the leaders of the african national congress and against the imprisonment that followed.
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
this old business. all fluff and elected government the chosen government giving pollock to an unelected come home so that's ever happened anywhere in the one i can think of an instance where that has happened and he knows that some acts in this position what would be an acceptable compromise for walks is engaged. well we're waiting to say but don't quite right to be what she said is demanding is unconstitutional he wants the government to be sold in the king to step in and appoint a new prime minister now this is the ideal elected government that he once it disbanded and replaced with the people's council that would be a suspension of democracy but he wants this because the current government's i caught the baking in the polls they're just too popular with the common know but it is not the anti government protests is that you want to share the power that the middle classes that the elite that the educated section. but that being frozen out they killed when an election which is why they're staging these protests. now as you set out to daddy truce has been declared said that thailand can
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
parliament and calls for new elections. [chanting] a day of prayer in south africa for nelson mandela and leaders including president obama and three former u.s. presidents expected to attend tuesday's memorial service for the late south african president. >> and a crime was never committed and we stood by that. >> reporter: the san antonio four speaking out, released after 16 years behind bars for a crime they have always maintained they did not commit. ♪ the deep freeze is on, wintry weather and cold temperatures reach the east coast. the weather is disrupting travel nationwide and made some sunday nfl games almost impossible to see. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy and the storm caused car pile ups in several states and accidents on the pennsylvania turnpike sunday involved almost 60 video as and this shows the long line of cars that came to a halt in morgan town, pennsylvania and we are tracking the storm. what is the latest? >> all of that snow and wind, it is still with us and we are going to continue to see it taking its toll and creating very
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
from there to his release, and not much time later to his election as president, it was part of an era of historic change around the world that i think will be remembered as such for a long time. the president has spoken a lot about this, not just last night, so i will point you to what he said in the past. it is a remarkable thing. in broadcast and in print, you guys have been doing a terrific job of celebrating his life and noting how unique he is. there is no debate around the world about the fundamental goodness of this man. it wasn't always that way but it is today. getting really close to roberto was talking about dates but december 23 when sign up forto insurance, that coverage starting on the first of the year. when a 1 which is a date lot of people are going to be the systemis actually working the way it should be working. all about these up?s that are coming >> we are extremely focused on it, especially the teams and the tech teams. as i noted earlier, we met the goal that we set in november. we are still engaged in a lot of work and we have a lot of work to do to make sure t
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
the incident the year or will the stride on until afghanistan elects a new president? afghanistan approved it. no one has said that they are going to need to change it. president karzai has said he does not want to be the one who signs it. he is holding off on signing it until next year. it is a problem. there is no question about it. the substance is basically what both sides are comfortable with. president karzai is spilling new ideas, i do not know. it does not sound like it. it is whether or not to get so it. formally signed i the hope is we will get it signed before the elections. is his refusal to sign. >> he wanted to renegotiate. --wanted to have the avenue afghanistan taliban members released from guantanamo. he wants no more rage or bombing of afghan houses like the one that just happens. is this rhetoric? is it something we need to come to terms with? >> he also presented the agreement as is to the world journal. about two or three weeks ago. they uprooted. -- they approved it. the issuesg some of he raised before. theave seen that if he had objection he would not have sent it in t
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
these folks voted in local elections. that doesn't matter. because the governor came in with the strength of the state legislator and said, you know what, we're going to erase your vote. so actually, the last election these people were participating in, it was kind of a conditional thing. you know, if the numbers didn't work out, we're not going to give a damn how you voted. that's basically what has unfolded here. emergency city manager, kevin orr, will now take complete control of detroit. earlier today, the mayor, dave bing, said that it's a sad day for workers in detroit and the city. >> it's very, very important, i think, that we respect the fact that the emergency manager has the key to the city at this point in time. i know there are a lot of people that are upset, that are concerned about their futures. but we are now starting from square one. it's a process that i think we need to take a lot of care, because there's going to be pain for a lot of different people. but in the long run, i think the future of the city will be bright. >> i offer to you tonight, this is unnecessary pai
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
the cat's got their tongue. or is it the calendar. with elections coming next year and those on the right with any iq have noticed the one time the democrats saw their numbers go skyward was when the republicans played stupid party and turned themselves into the anyone couple pops of the potomac and shut done the government. tonight we look at this strange new world, scared to death at the second there's talk of closing it the democrats will open up another big lead in public confidence. who would have believed it would only take a month to teach the tea party that no government is bad politics. david corn for mother jones and howard fineman for "the huffington post" both msnbc political analysts. i know there are still questions about febds. but this week when it looks like they might have a budget deal and january when the continuing resolution comes up for continuing, it looks like they've decided not to go all-out crazy again. is this pure politics or grownup behavior or a mix? >> well, don't count your non-shutdowns before they happen. because there are 20 or so house g g g gop'ers.
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
in last month election in virginia. at a meeting in richmond, the state board of elections said equipment was outdated. said it charles judd more uniform process would make counting ballots more efficient. less than 24 hours after announcing his reelection campaign, d.c. mayor vincent gray's lashing out. this comes as the investigation into his 2010 campaign remains under federal investigation. sam ford is at the wilson building with more. is so upset. >> when the mayor announced yesterday he said it took him so long because he was waiting to see what the u.s. attorney was going to do. with that investigation going on and no end in sight, gray jumped into the race but today, he seemed on the defensive as reporters peppered him with questions about the scandal involved -- evil thing around his 2010 campaign. on the first day he announced for reelection he held a conference touting his accomplishments and arguing he deserves another term. >> i want to talk about the future of the district of columbia. i am a native washingtonian. i have given virtually my life to the city. >> rate who yeste
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
to help us hold elections so wreck choose a president deserving of the name and leave the country t they have to stay for thetrition. >> there are some people who have comparing this to rawanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences that was ethnic violence. here, it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be imprudent but what is certain is that from now on central african republic, society will never be the same again >> reporter: there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening here al jazeera, bange. >> a deepening crisis in tie land as members of the main opposition party resign from parliament today. the party said it stepped down in protest calling the current government illegitimate, refusing to work with the prime minister. it increases the political crisis in that country. five have been killed since mas
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. michelle has to stay and france has to help us hold elections so we can choose a president deserving of that name and leave the country. jadadea has to stay for thetrition >> reporter: there are some people comparing this to rwanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences. >> that's with ethnic violene violence. here it is sectarian. religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> there is a growing atmosphere of ven he knew. you can't call it genocide yet. that would be an imprudent. but what's certain is that from now on, in central africa republic, soil will never be same again. >> there are many examples in history of where international forces have intervened too late. for the world, it's finally, taking notice that what is happening herays, bongee. >> praising for new mexico new mexico range from pulpits around the world on this national day of prayer in south africa. members of all faiths honor the former president, a steady flow of mourners stopped by his home in johan he isburg. nigeria called for three days of mourning a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
and others would have been disaster for any government. we are heading to a general election. parliament will be dissolved and a general election amount. the upa government will go to the masses and say, "this is what we have done for you." they are hoping that the masses will react to that knowing that the subsidy issue will be left indefinitely until a permanent solution can be found, one that india agreed to. >> a philippine congressman joins me from oz low. this is the first deal the world trade organization has completed in 18 years. was it worth the wait? >> i think for developing countries it's not a bad deal. the problem is in terms of the deal - the big problem is agriculture has been a massive subsidy that the developed countries have been given the farming sector, over $300 million a year. it puts the burden on the developing country's government to reduce their minimal subsidies. in spite the fact of the schedule it puts the burden on us. as far as trade, i think everybody recognises that the main beneficiaries will be the developed countries and the big corporations - small
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
of preventing bloodshed. >> in a two-day seminar, francis hollande is calling for elections from the central african republic by removing the rebels who took control. >> at the end of the two day summit the french together the opportunity of having so many on and talk about the pressing subject, the central african republic. there were plans for the troops to disarm rebels, getting militia into their bases and get the armed men off the street. in the longer terms reducing tensions in the country. >> now, part of the enforcements are an enlargement of the french contingent. there are now 1600 french troops in the central african republic. france is engaged in mali. in the longer turn it wants to turn over african policing to african police keeping forces. france is engaged in two countries for time to come. >> a u.s. veteran is back home with his family after being held in north korea for more than a merrill newman arrives home today. his family called his time in north korea, "a difficult ordeal." melissa chan with that story. >> when merrill newman made the trip to remote north korea, he wo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
taxing and they won an election two years ago and still hold a majority in parliament. the police meanwhile say they are in control of the situation despite standing down early on tuesday. >> the demonstration of peace an order we will inform that in order to reduce the tension and protest and the police, the center for peace an order has opened barriers to let protesters come in the area of the government house. we are in the process of asian with police and police maintain peace an order and forces for military do safeguard the area and ready to enforce police operations. >> reporter: that is al jazeera and let's join scott at the main protest camp in bangkok and we saw extraordinary scenes earlier outside the prime minister's office and tell us about the situation on the streets and at the protest camp there where you are. >> on the streets we were right by the headquarters for the metropolitan police in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and pro
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
policy of apartheid. on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i, nelson mandela, do hereby to be faithful to the republic of south africa. a born in a small village to local chief, mandela was one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. in the 1940's, he began opposing minority's policy of apartheid laws that segregated society. first, mandela was inspired by approach of nonviolent resistance. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the african national congress, mandela led violent sabotage attacks and was arrested and in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail. he was never forgotten. eventually, international and internal pressure led president klerk to announce apartheid would be dismantled and mandela would walk free. rather than seek richer view showing, nelson mandela reached oppressors.ormer he tried to heal a divided nation. and the clerk -- de klerk shared the nobel peace prize. >> in 1994, he voted for the with millions of his fellow black south africans. became a state
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
government protesters earlier today. thousands turned out despite a ban on protests to demand early election. they want president victory on congress to step down after he rejected a trade pact with the european union in favor of improving ties with russia. sunday saw the biggest demonstration in kyiv in almost a decade. more than a hundred thousand people gathered for a peaceful rally and independence plan. in front of the president's office the protests escalated in the often did. a group of young people in moscow and didn't it. instead they turn tried to break through police lines. riot police responded that it gets and the students to drop them back the opposition denounced the violence saying it was an attempt by the government to prevent distinctive an agency this made him wait independence square just like mary kate and a ban on protests name. mainly in the john scott the violent discursive practices on saturday morning the government to be fair we want the authorities to be for the people insist on eating them. we want to make sure what happened saturday night when the skin that does
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
parliament and call an election effort in future administrations. legitimacy and one month after a super typhoon good or parts of the country people the philippines or find its way to break up. japanese prime minister shinzo ave is a couple of weeks away from marking his first year in office. i knew in hk poll suggests its popularity is the lowest it's been since he returned to the top job. our interviewers spoke to more than one thousand people by phone fifty percent said they support of his cabinet a drop of ten percentage points from last month thirty five percent said they don't. our poll asked for feedback on the new secrecy law of his liberal democratic party and its coalition partner approved last friday. the law gives the government more power to decide what people can and can't know fifty percent of respondents said they disapprove of the local thirty two percent said they approve of that fifty nine percent said the discussion over the bill by diet members was insufficient eight percent said lawmakers had a full roll discussion seventy four percent of respondents said they're wo
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
and call for snap elections. angry protesters see her resignation the stories and more debt welcome to primetime years it's what they the summertime here in korea life and soul i get to hang them from him thank you so much for joining us. we begin this evening with news out of north korea the communist state has confirmed the ousting of times contact the powerful uncle of north korean leader kim jong won the state run media accuse them of irregularities and corruption and evil release photos of him being rested for more on thomas dismissal we go blind for unification ministry correspondence and some tea at the idea that new center sonny fill us in with the latest guide to surprise the spine directory and back again now let's take a look at the photos making headlines. they're released by north korean state run korean central television this afternoon and they should to be manned by two military officers at sunday's assembly of the workers' party of the hero. this appears to be where the north korean government officially announced on fridays. earlier in the morning the north's state
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of everything. it is a different philosophy than a republican would have. that if romney were elected, we would be coming out of this by now. with all this government regulation and the government goes -- the government knows best and comes first, as sky has never worked hard. arrogant,most polarizing, racist president we have ever had. the only people making excuses for him are the morally weak and politically correct liberal white apologists and the plaque -- and the black racists in the name of political correctness. everyone else is realistic enough to see the frog has dissipated and this guy is a total fraud. he will go down as one of the worst presidents this country has ever had. he does not care about the pain the americans are going through. >> joe from new york, good morning. caller: good morning. thank bush.to he was right 10 years ago when he said increasing domestic oil wouldtion in north dakota stimulate and create jobs. i remember senator kerry was opposed to that. now it and it up being right because every million barrels we produce here, we generate $60 billion per year in reve
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
is a political savior. the new civilian elected president -- to actually hold hands with the judiciary in this way and take on the military. so, for people who are supporters of human rights and democracy, this is a huge stop -- step forward for mali but for s, ifmalley ands -- malian this is a change in mali, what is he doing behind bars? obama. president barack now is fighting back on health care. he is trying to rally support for his signature health care law after the messy launch of his website. his approval ratings have plummeted since the botched rollout of the affordable care act. the legislation, also known as obamacare, is trying to provide health care for the 15% of the americans without health insurance. claim they have already benefited from obamacare. plaguedwebsite launch by technical problems, on tuesday the american president was at pains to give his affordable care act a clean bill of health. >> noun the website -- now the website is working for the vast majority. we want to ensure folks folks -- folks focus on what is at stake here, which is the capacity for you or y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
after election. hagel did address the issue. >> the minister of defense assured me that the b.s.a. would be signed. >> the defense ministers will meet in february on afghanistan. >> mark morgan is here with the supports headlines. the college football regular season is almost over. >> i got the sense you want an upset tonight. >> i always root for the underdog, no matter what. >> stay tuned. we're going to see what happens tonight, how this plays out. the task is clear, a win for each team tonight and they will square off in the b.c.s. title game january 6. the seminoles are heavy favorites to beat duke in the a.c.c. championship became and ohio state is expected to have a tougher time in the big 10 title game, thes buckeyes taking on 1-loss michigan state. a loss by either would open the door for others to slide in the national title game. >> robinson cano is bolting the bronx, agreeing to a stunning 10 year, $240 million contract with the seattle mariners. it will be the third largest contract in baseball history. last season with the yankees, cano and beltran hit 296 for the cardinals
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
elections were held on december first nineteen ninety one president are soft enough to buy it when the election is over ninety percent of both the voter turnout was almost ninety percent. in the first years of the young state he was important to joint efforts to soften the economic and social problems. during this challenging years as often as a buyer always spoke of the need to go to a strong and confident woman capable of adopting effect the loss of the country needed new political transformations as the economy grew. the two thousand and seven the president proposed in march the consumption can expand the authority of the fall of the constitutional reform was scared out of the initiative of the soul cannot survive the lead for the system was changed to parliament received extra leverage on the government and the political parties and non governmental sector started playing with her walls in defining the policies and finding the solution. in fact some of the presidential powers were given to the prom today we have a bye camaro parliament which present three political parties incl
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the opposition the stabilizing the digits into the elected leadership will write about what's going on doesn't live up to revelation but a well planned action. i think they will pay for the presidential elections in spring twenty fifteen will have to start early. we can see well pad in all the noise minutes and greets. the opposition is either not always in control of what's going on. or is this an express route to goal extremist actions with me next but i seldom occurs suspect a little early he says the opposition come very quickly from them on the eu trade deal to fight to overthrow the government it's quite clear now that will be what is being an auntie is the threat the government via the spread of the democratically elected the kids in the gulf and a decision the government made a decision about the things that they would not get to go ahead and to take the hint when you feed you. now that was the intelligent due to the people didn't and don't agree that that stupid. then the one to deal with at least a campaign even in an election. does any of the fourteen months ago and for adulthood
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Dec 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
vote as early as tomorrow. if the measure passes it would clear the way for new elections. the number left hand and i have on the line of cars find one i cut it close and independence crap like it's been in need of repairs as night is not one and at what is really the situation oh and i put one hundred people as well the government but that can occur when a kid like that he looks at them that they keep on coming out of whack actually it's two am what i particularly care for me to have faith. actually quite that you are cheerful we've got nowhere to be seen they would call it at my gun. for now at least look at it that i like to think it's a situation student wellness what do you see in london in the coming days. like the fact that other people at the end of the weekend the trip that i'm bigger than them. that could become more radical and actually it's because the political convention that he be spent the report that the private company to get. they kept driving. elliott get a copy i actually planned it that will happen in a ukrainian that the cake they want. they want change the whol
FOX News
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
midterm elections. long-term, the jury is still out and substance is going to ultimately determine whether this is a success or not. the most important thing of all is, does it keep costs down? that's what people care about more than anything else. there is some preliminary data, i want to stress preliminary, that costs have been kept down for a number of reasons. if obamacare is driving that, and costs continue to come in lower, that will be important. do the exchanges work, do healthy people get involved? that's critically important. we'll know that by march 31st. finally, look at massachusetts. they had a whole host of problems there at the beginning. and yet have gotten to a point where it's working fairly well, seems to be reasonably popular in that state. hopefully, for those who support the bill, that's the trajectory that will be followed. last thing, i comment on the ad that you're in, one of the ultimate ironies here is i think the health insurance industry is sitting back with tens of millions of dollars in ads waiting to go on tv to promote the law to get people to sign up. tha
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
is as calling for prime minister yang election a lot to step down in our streets and to the grounds of government house and other fortified compounds pace as he gets it and posted bond is bound to fight to the charity said and how small. protesters seeking hands including police hancock has changed. on tuesday after days of violent groups as policemen demonstrators bring down barricades the protected government offices. this new strategy tuesdays and the king's birthday celebrations. still opposition activists were to topple the cabinet. the state is controlled by former ousted prime minister. and since no one. i know it's not over. this is the start of the new politics. we need to refund all politics and other agencies such as the police it might be that we need to change all of them so the country will benefit from the revolution of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
of nervous house democrats facing re-election next year. joining me now for our daily fix, chris cillizza, and nbc white house correspondent peter alexander. take it away, you guys. let's talk about what the president is trying to do. peter, you first. >> andrea, between your voice, my leaf blower, and what chris has, this could be an interesting next couple minutes. we're going to do our best to get through it. you heard the focus speaking a short time ago. the focus of his remarks less specific to health care than they were to economic opportunities for all americans right now. the white house and this president believes there's a connection between health care security and between economic security as well for americans. a short time from now, about an hour from now, the president is going to be hosting a youth summit event taking place here at the white house. he's going to make remarks specific to the impact on young americans and the affordable care act. the point that white house aides have repeated before, about 6 in 10 americans who sign up will be able to get health care for les
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
-called red shirts, a political movement that helped bring the government to power in an election, and is vowing to keep it there. >> translator: the government that comes from the majority will survive. >> reporter: the prime minister's party easily won the last election on the back of support in areas like this. her brother, the former prime minister, built his power base here through populous policies that favored the poor. he lives in self imposed exile following the coup that forced him from office. this current political crisis was sparked by the government's push for an amnesty bill which could have paved the way for his return. this man leads one of the red shirt factions. he runs a community radio station which makes no claim to being politically independent. he says the people are still angry about what happened to the prime minister, and they will invade bangkok in big numbers if they do the same to his sister. >> translator: you will see a riot. >> reporter: even the stanchest supporters acknowledge he wasn't perfect, but they say he did things for him that no other pr
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
calm. >> translator: i hope the country will elect a new president and a new noble president, people who will serve this country properly and i hope the blood of our people won't be spilled. >> they want the resignation of yanukovych. they now face a deadline to leave by tuesday morning. no one's in a mood to give in. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> we are here to fight for our rights so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything's fair. >> yanukovych believes he has enough support to survive with backing from moscow. the protestors realize that this crisis has now reached a crucial moment. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. >> robin forster walker is in kiev. what reeks from the government so far? >> the government released a statement earlier the spokesperson for the security services has been warning of a criminal investigation into politicians seeking to overthrow the state and that could carry up to ten years in jail, a ten year jail sentence. no names were mentioned
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
opportunities for him to regain ground. the last time was followed by a whole election year when he secondake his case for a term, defend his record. this time, you don't have a moment like that where he could say, give me another chance. so it will be a lot harder for like dig out of a hole this. >> even with three more yearles to go? inwhat point does the public washington, d.c. start to look ahead to the next president? >> quickly, given our media environment for one. and you highlighted another obstacle he's facing and trying perceptions are set. and increasingly, the closer we 2016, the there are going to be more and more fixed. o that's a big challenge the white house faces. >> you want to talk to him about president obama, the legacy, how he's dealing with the most recent issues. healthcare.gov, the rollout of the website. the criticism he received. call.us a the phone lines there. 202-585-3881. democrats, 3880. 202-55-32882. on l take your comments e-mail and facebook and twitter. i want to ask you about the end of october. inattention to detail may hurt the presidential legacy. talk
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Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
rouhani was elected, there was some acceleration leading up to the u.n. general assembly. you'll recall that rouhani was engaging in what was termed a charm offensive, right, and he was going around talking to folks. and at that point, it made sense for us to see, all right, how serious are you potentially about having these conversations. they did not get highly substantive in the first several meetings but were much more exploring how much room, in fact, did they have to get something done. and then as soon as they began to get more technical, at that point, they converged with the p5-plus-1 discussions. i will say this -- the fact of rouhani's election -- it's been said that there's no difference between him and ahmadinejad except that he's more charming. i think that understates the shift in politics that took place in this election. obviously, rouhani is part of the iranian establishment, and i think we have to assume that his ideology is one that is hostile to the united states and to israel. but what he also represents is the desire on the part of the iranian people for a change
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Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
was officially born in nineteen forty eight years with the election victory of the african international patchy. the divided south african society into four races white black college and asian. segregation is applied in all walks of life. places such as beaches cinemas and hotels were largely reserved for whites. max went on to lead to bowls or own property and plays areas. many black people were reset them contain reservations known to spend just as the government granted independence to four of them. it can use this independence is stripping many black south africans of their citizenship. however south africa's until stream and commercial needs require workforce which resulted in many families being separated meanwhile workers finding to that end chips. once insisted in terrible conditions. it was at a terrible system of family life. he seemed to get there and what happened to the back. what is in the mind to all taken and living in hostels on the site the mind well the comedies where hundreds of miles away back into routine girl was eating it. the government used a vast security apparatus t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
the concrete barriers elected by the police. it and it's occupants were forced into a quick retreat. it seems some people on the streets are willing to go to extremes to achieve their goal. they want the government and the prime minister gone. the prime minister spoke to the media the day after speaking with the protest leader. she said she's willing to do anything to end the crisis. but the idea of an unelected council running the country is unconstitutional. >> after we met him we found he isn't interested in the resignation of the prime minister, nor does he want to dissolve the parliament. he wants me to return the power of the prime minister to the people. i don't know how we can proceed with this offer because this provision discuss not exist under constitution allah. it doesn't mean that we say no, but this negotiation we don't know how to make it happen. >> in the meantime the immediate aims of those fighting here are far clearer and more specific. >> in areas like this it is not a crowd dispersal operation. it is a case of the protesters using whatever and doing whatever they can to
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